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Thomas defends before SC his appointment as CVC

Defending his appointment as the Central Vigilance Commissioner, P J Thomas today told the Supreme Court that there was no sanction to prosecute him in the Palmolein import case.

delhi Updated: Feb 01, 2011 19:07 IST

Defending his appointment as the Central Vigilance Commissioner, P J Thomas on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that there was no sanction to prosecute him in the Palmolein import case.

In an affidavit, submitted to the apex court, Thomas said that his name was considered for empanelment for the post, after the Central Vigilance Commission had given its clearance.

He also said he was the senior most bureaucrat to be considered for the CVC's job.